Patricia Hosek, a former executive with Siemens, is the new president and general manager of the switching solutions group at Tekelec.

Tekelec has made three acquisitions to bolster its efforts in developing the latest switches.

“Patricia will play a critical role in integrating our platforms into a seamless switching solution set as we continue to grow our customer base around the world,” said Tekelec CEO Fred Lax in a statement.

Tekelec is based in Calabasas, CA and has a major facility in Morrisville.